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Business Financing Solutions Intern in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/21/2020

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Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

A typical day for the Business Financing Solutions Intern will include: The PayPal Business Financing Solutions team deliver funding to support SMB merchants in the UK and around the world. Through our award winning PayPal Working Capital product, we issue hundreds of millions in funding to tens of thousands of merchants in the UK every year. We are looking for someone analytical, energetic and intellectually curious to join the team for a twelve-month internship. You will have the opportunity to help us in developing strategic and tactical initiatives, deliver actionable business and customer insights, and be a key contributor in projects that directly support the needs of small businesses throughout the UK. As a member of high performing cross-functional team, you will have the opportunity to work with and learn from a wide range of disciplines including, Product Development, Technology, Marketing, Analytics and Legal. What does Success Look Like? • Coordinate and drive gathering of requirements for product & commercial initiatives, and align with cross-functional teams to ensure delivery • Perform deep dives on strategic topics and deliver insights and recommendations • Support development of business reviews for senior management audiences • Conduct commercial analysis on a range business opportunities • Deliver competitor analysis and insights • Help drive cross functional projects

About You:

  • Show high energy and enthusiasm to achieve results and learn about the small business lending market
  • Demonstrate a high level of analytical and strategic rigor in formulating insights, objectives, strategies and metrics
  • Have the ability to articulate complex ideas simply and summarise them effectively
  • Possess strong writing and presentation skills
  • Have the capability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Commercial strategy experience within Financial Services is advantageous, but not essential

You Must Also Have:

  • Pursuing BS, BA or MS degrees with expected / achieved grade of at least a 2:1 (or equivalent).
  • Be available for a 12 months internship starting June – July 2018


From the moment that you join our team, we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. We are passionate and proud of our company. It is this vigor and attitude that helps us execute well, every day. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to learn more, explore opportunities, and discover a place for you.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at